WHAT: Fifth-annual premier preseason tournament features eight teams – six MLS squads – competing in 16 games on four game days; MLS Cup champion Sporting KC and USL Pro Club Orlando City headline the field. Montreal is the defending champion. Several players may be competing for their countries in the upcoming World Cup in Brazil, including Sporting KC stars Graham Zusi (Longwood, FL), Benny Feilhaber, Matt Besler, Chance Myers and Seth Sinovic; New York’s Dax McCarty (Winter Park, FL) and Eric Alexander; Toronto’s Michael Bradley). The championship game is March 1 at 8 p.m.
WHERE: Field 17 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney.
WHEN: Opening games are Wednesday (Feb. 19) at 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
SCHEDULE - 2014 WDW PRO SOCCER CLASSIC
|Wednesday, February 19||HOME||AWAY|
|Game #1||1:00 PM||Columbus Crew||Toronto FC|
|Game #2||3:00 PM||NY Red Bulls||Sporting KC|
|Game #3||6:00 PM||Orlando City Lions||Philadelphia Union|
|Game #4||8:00 PM||Montreal Impact||Fluminense FC|
|Saturday, February 22|
|Game #8||1:00 PM||Philadelphia Union||Columbus Crew|
|Game #9||3:00 PM||Fluminense FC||Sporting KC|
|Game #10||6:00 PM||Montreal Impact||New York Red Bulls|
|Game #11||8:00 PM||Toronto FC||Orlando City Lions|
|Wednesday, February 26|
|Game #12||1:00 PM||Philadelphia Union||Toronto FC|
|Game #13||3:00 PM||Fluminense FC||NY Red Bulls|
|Game #14||6:00 PM||Orlando City Lions||Columbus Crew|
|Game #15||8:00 PM||Sporting KC||Montreal Impact|
|Saturday, March 1|
|Game #16||1:00 PM||Consolation Game||Consolation Game|
|Game #17||3:00 PM||Consolation Game||Consolation Game|
|Game #18||6:00 PM||Consolation Game||Consolation Game|
|Game #19||8:00 PM||Championship Game||Championship Game|
*NOTE: Players and coaches are available for interviews after each game. To apply for media credentials, contact Raquel Giorgio at Raquel.A.Giorgio@disney.com.